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police officer and four robberies. >>> one of the men involved in an infamous california kidnapping will not be getting out of prison anytime soon. 61-year-old fred woods was denied parole today for the 13th time. back in 1967, he and brothers richard and james schoenfeld hijacked a school bus in chowchilla, then buried the 26 students and the driver in their van, intending to hold them for ransom. well, the victims escaped when their captors fell asleep. to this day, some of them are still shaken. >> i remember being the last one out of that van. i looked down in the hole and they said, go in there. i said no. they said, if you don't go in there, you'll never see your mom and dad again. >> they still are a threat to me. i relive those moments. i feel more scared now. i feel scared all over again. >> all three kidnappers received life sentences. richard schoenfeld was released on parole in june. he now lives with his mother in mountain view. >>> they are accused of plotting unspeakable attacks against the united states. but soon, dozens of guantanamo bay detainees could be headed he
falling some california proposition is that to solve the ballot yesterday. this is proposition 30 here is our turn out over forming support for proposition 30 to increase education tax. it was billed as a tax hike to rescue the state's school. it was supported by governor jerry brown. it will raise $6 million annually by increasing the sales tax by a quarter cent for four years in raising income tax on the wealthy by 3 percent for seven years ticket of the brown has emerged victorious in this year's election the measure was leaving just over-- earlier results showed the measure cruising slowly but it can gain momentum after 2:00 a.m. with a difference of more than 500,000 votes. in a rally just before midnight brown declared victory sang the overstate of camelot ossicles. >> people would not otherwise agree on many things came together they can to get from many reasons. the core reason that brought people together in support of proposition 30 was the belief in our schools and our universities and in the capacity of the state government to make some wise investments that will benefit al
of california grocery workers are on strike and it could be a sign of things to come. good evening. i'm diane dwyer. with one last day of campaigning left before election day, the presidential candidates are making their final argue s to voters in all of those battleground states. brian moore has a look at two of them, ohio and pennsylvania. >> reporter: with the 2012 campaign virtually tied heading in to its final day, mitt romney tried to shape president obama's hold on pennsylvania. >> the president thinks more government is the answer. no, mr. president, more good jobs, that's the answer. the romney campaign is hoping to claim pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes and redraw the battleground map in the waning hours of the race. but ohio is still looking like the clincher. hours after governor romney was there, the president traveled to the buckeye state to defend his six-point lead. >> who do you trust? look, ohio. you know me by now. >> the final nbc poll before the election shows this race is a statistical dead heat and that increases pressure for both campaigns to get out the vote on tuesd
the california voters. >> here we go again. could see some more records set in the bay area but some major changes are coming our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> if you are commuting through the dublin interchange, everything looks good so far. we still have overnight roadwork. we'll thank you you about that coming up. >>> good morning, it's tuesday, november 6. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00 which means it's 8:00 back east. and voting has started in some states today for the presidential election. >> and here in california, polls will open two hours from now. they will stay open until 8:00 tonight. president obama finished campaigning yesterday but mitt romney is heading to ohio and pennsylvania for one more day on the campaign trail and we have live team coverage on local and national voting. bigad shaban is in chicago, president obama's home city. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, wisconsin, new hampshire and colorado. his tou
including murder, robbery and carjacking. part of a crime spree that started in southern california with his wife, tania washington, and allegedly included a jail break and wounding a deputy. prosecutors say on october 5th, they killed ko at her home. on the same day, they robbed a k-mart in sunol. they allegedly stole ko's car. ended up in washington state where they led police on a chase. we tried to speak with the public defender this morning who declined. but prosecutors say that the couple had no tie to hercules. if convicted, they could face life in prison or the death penalty. but prosecutors say that they haven't decided whether or not to pursue the death penalty in this case. he is due back in court on november 16th at 1:30. reporting live in richmond, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> the man in jail accused of gunning down a well-known east palo alto community activist could soon be set free. san mateo county judge dismissing a murder charge against gregory elarms. police say he killed david lewis outside the hillside shopping center back in june of 2010. the judge says polic
tuman, thank you. >>> well, california reached an all-time high of 18.2 million registered voters in the last week. a field poll estimate says voter turnout would reach 70% yesterday nationwide voter turnout was lighter than in 2008 but polls in virginia and florida had to stay open late to accommodate long lines of voters. >> i have to tell you that i voted in a garage yesterday. >> i know you did. >> it was a first. i had never even heard of that, lawrence. >> that's what we do in california, michelle. wherever we need to vote, that's where we go. it was a great day yesterday but what changes we're seeing this morning! low clouds and fog have swept back onshore. the sea breeeze is kicking in so temperatures will be a whole lot different outside today. we have some dense fog out there, as well. so watch out for that. a little misty at the coastline. some fog made its way inside the bay as well, some dense fog showing up in some of the north bay valleys. 54 degrees now in san francisco. 57 in san jose. 51 in santa rosa. high pressure now giving way to that trough that's sitting al
to california's victim compensation program. >> it's when children and youth access treatment services and supportive services they get better. and the earlier that we reach these children, the better it is. >> all services are free and confidential and they are available in several languages. >>> a house cleaner is accused of stealing from bay area homeowners who hired her. palo alto police say martha quintero ramirez stole things including a wedding ring, cash and prescription drugs from at least two homes that she cleans. police say that anyone who hired the suspect should check to see if they are missing anything. >>> from jaywalking to drinking in public, a city in the north bay is cracking down on minor crime. police there made dozens of misdemeanor arrests in the past month alone. cbs 5 reporter don ford on the real reason behind the quality of life initiative. >> reporter: san rafael's small town atmosphere is looking like big city streets these days. >> marin is a good place to be homeless. they take care of you. we eat here. we sit at the church. >> reporter: and residents li
inside one of those plastic bins. standing right next to it, a man bound for southern california. >> thad a toggle switch on it. it had fuses, it had a circuit board and it also had wires protruding from it. he took the watch aufshgs placed it in the bin trying to get it through x-rays. >> after spotting that device, terminal 2 was shut down for 25 minutes. agents then conducted an extensive search of the man's possessions. >> he had boots that were two sizes too big and had a home maid insert in them that would either make somebody taller or in this case also had a cavity that was empty that you could potentially con keel. it looked home maid to us. >> the suspect 49-year-old jeff row was arrested. deputies say mcgann who was flying to lax with only a backpack did not have explosives on him but sergeant nelson says what he did have on him could have been used as a triggering device. passengers we spoke to tipped their cap to t sa. >> that they caught it and, you know, it's in god's hands. i'm okay with that. >> right now suspect jeffrey mcgann who has prior drug conviction is in jail boo
at satellite and radar the wet weather approaching the bay area and parts of northern california. we have not seen sprinkles just yet. we have cloud cover associated with the system and the wins will pick up. your temperature is 58 in richmond. 60 in oakland. . we will see a mix of clouds, rain, wins as well. 64 in sunnyvale. fairfield at 65. six and san leandro. a cooler day for downtown san francisco 64 degrees. low 60s cloudy conditions wet weather for petaluma and the bottle. daly city at 62 degrees. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows drier weather as we pushed in closer to thanksgiving. that will be a sunny one. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. it will continue with warmer weather mild weather for this time of year as we transition into the weekend. i will have more on your forecast coming up in a bit. >> as we take it to the traffic center we have a new accident with injuries north bound 880 at marina boulevard. expect delays other than that traffic is quiet. the bay bridge toll plaza nice and easy conditions. the metering lights are not active we are seeing top sp
there are already 373 prisoners convicted of terrorist acts in prisons across the country. california center diane feinstein released the report. >>> today there is a job fair specifically for military veterans. the recruit military job fair started at 11 at the oakland coliseum and runs until three. recruiters from many including pg&e, chevron, lowe's and amtrak will be looking for new workers. veterans, members of the military rear their families invited to attend. >> this is for you. a staircase in san francisco's sunset neighborhood will get a makeovero. this saturday kicks off the first of three workshops. volunteers will be out there preparing tiles to decorate the 16th avenue steps, . the 148 step staircase will be decorated with a mosiac that shows plant and animal species from california. >> that is cost i like that. >>> what's going on on the peninsula? >> we have a traffic advisory on the peninsula in wood side. king's mountain road is blocked east and westbound traffic because of a stalled big rig. it's close to the park if you know the area and the road may not be open until after
28 million gallons on the way. northern california is sending teams to help them recover from the storm. a second pg&e team to help restore power and coastguard teams from novato and alameda have been sent to that region. >>> under pressure to meet the immediate needs of his city, the mayor reversed himself and cancelled tomorrow's new york marathon. sergio quintana talked with bay area runners that were among 47,000 others in place for the world's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon she participated in but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation is still dealing with. >> i didn't think it was right to pull resources to help runners when there is no power or today or heat. >> she along with half a dozen runners had trained for months to run the new york marathon. some did make the trip. chris king flew in and checked in for the race. >> we picked up a race number. >> donald made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >> i it was extremely conflicted about running this race. as long as it was on, i thought it was safe. >> the mayor said the rac
measure that would raise taxes to benefit california's schools. the biggest backer of prop 38 was civil rights attorney molly munger. she spent at least $20 million on the yes on 38 campaign. >>> 6:10 now. an attempt to repeal california's death penalty law was narrowly rejected by the voters yesterday with just 6% of ballots unaccounted for right now. 53% of the state voters oppose prop 34. the ballot measure would have wiped out the largest death row population in the country. but while prop 34 appears destined for defeat, some activists are finding a silver lining in all of this. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is outside san quentin state prison in marin county with the encouraging signs some death penalty opponents are seeing today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that's because now the death penalty is back on the talking table because this is the first time in 30 years we have seen a statewide vote on whether or not to keep the death penalty. now, the measure would have replaced the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole. this would convert
with live results from around the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area, as well. >>> more subways are running in new york city this morning a week after superstorm sandy slammed the city. that's good news for commuters who are still having trouble finding gas for their cars and generators. power is slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. over the weekend, many people got their first look at their devastated neighborhoods. >> the only thing we had was the clothes on our backs and just grabbed our animals and ran, not expecting to come back to nothing. [ crying ] >> part of our house is across the street, our couch two streets down. [ crying ] >> more than 50,000 people in new jersey have applied for fema assistance and fema has already approved more than $30 million in payments. >>> bay area red cross volunteers are sending emergency response staff and vehicles to help victims. they will be making the three- day drive to new york and take supplies and food to some of the 2 million people still without power. more than 100 volunteers fr
their votes early. tonight election night party [ unintelligible ] >>> here in california one of the most closely watched races today will be prop 30. amy hollyfield joins you live from oakland where the governor is expected to cast his ballot in the next hour. >> reporter: here at fire station 6, governor brown will be surrounded by teachers and students he is not the only one advocating for the proposition. yesterday former labor secretary robert reich held a rally. regents said tuition would go up $2400 next semester without prop 30. governor brown held rallies yesterday across the state. students who are against prop 30 say they resent the fact that legislatures haven't better protected education funding. first the governor as he gets biblical about it. >> read the gospel of luke chapter 12, verse 48 where it says those to whom much has been given, much will be required. that's what prop 30 it tells those who have done the best pay a little back. >> students don't have a voice they don't have a strong lobby in sacramento that's why politicians feel comfortable cutting education first.
california shot and killed a u.s. marine from san jose this weekend. officers with the palm springs police say corporal allen dvalena, the marine hit one of the officers with a car in his parking lot and that's when police open fired, killing him. another marine with him was arrested for public intoxication intoxication. >>> investigators in marin county are looking into a deadly accident in which a truck plunged into nicasio reservoir. emergency workers pulled the victim from the truck and tried unsuccessfully to resuscitate him. >>> a verdict will be announced in the trial of a rapist. frederick doser is accused of raping and beating three women. the jury reached a verdict on friday and it will be publicly announced today at about 9:30. >>> and a morgan hill woman is expected to enter a plea to face charges including abandoned her young daughter. prosecutors say marcy erico attended a shop -- attempted to shoplift and then abandoned her daughter to face security guards and police. >>> lawrence is about to do a little rain dance. >> time to clean out the gutters and get ready to go. we're
tomorrow morning. >>> and as we told you before, power ball is expected to come to california. power ball tickets will be available in california starting april 8thover next year. - - april 8th of next year. >>> we'll give you a detailed look at the storm's path and how much rain it will bring. >> the stadium is covered tonight because of the rain. we're going to take you inside and show you some of the latest preparations for tomorrow's game. >> and this woman's crusade. >> the run is in honor of my friend. >>> the rain likely won't keep fans from heading to the pac12 championship game at stanford tomorrow night. maureen naylor is live now at the farm to tell us about the extra precautions being taken tonight to protect the surf, maureen. >> reporter: this is a first for the stanford stadium, behind me they have wrapped the scoreboard in pac12 logos. inside the yard is wrapped as well. >> reporter: it is covered with tarp and weighed down with sandbags. >> it's pretty wet right now already. >> reporter: he has a hard time sleeping when it rains before a big game. he's watching the weath
pepper dine california business roundtable poll it shows similar trends among the props that we just featured here including that reversal of support for proposition 37, the labeling of gmos and this could be an indication that it is in trouble. allen? >> thank you, grace lee. >>> thousands of bay area nurses are planning to walk off the job tomorrow. they say it is a fight for their survival. cbs 5 reporter john ramos tells us the advantage nurses say they have to get management to listen. >> reporter: at their union office in downtown oakland, nurses are gearing up for a one- day strike tomorrow morning at seven bay area sutter healthcare hospital. >> we are going to have yet another strike against sutter. >> reporter: if this all sounds familiar maybe it's because they did the same thing in july. and june. and may. in fact, if you count the hospitals individually there have been more than 70 work stoppages in the past two years. >> for the nurses it's going to be whatever it takes as long as it takes. there's no -- this isn't a game for the nurses. this is life and death. >> repo
aim reporting. >> closer to home the future of education funding in california would put to voters today. two propositions on the state ballot and to give more money to education through temporary tax increase. one measure is proposition 38 vs tax which has the backing of the other. opposition 30 fails it will force an additional $6 billion cut triggering massive cuts to education. 4.5 from cape through eight education. 500 million cut to public universities which will lead to fewer class offerings and the possibility of tuition increases. >> proposition 38 the competing bill is looking to raise money for education plan temporary income tax hike. you cannot vote yes for both of you like. proposition 30 does began pumping money into the educational system leave it. >> measure and will place a one penny per ounce tax on sugary drinks. tricks like soda and sports drinks. basically any beverage that contains a caloric sweetener. it would not apply to 100 percent juice drinks nor honestly know. same-sex marriages on the ballot in several states. voters in maine and maryland and washingt
.com/weather. >>> it's not the weather that kept planes grounded in southern california. it's the lights. a number of flights scheduled to depart from burbank bob hope airport were canceled after a mechanical failure knocked out the lighting system on one of the runways. arriving planes were forced to use a different runway but there were still some delays on flights from the bay area to burbank. >> frustrating because i think the lights were out before we actually boarded the plane. and they didn't tell us. they thought they were going to be able to get over there, fix it and they would be done. >> we just checked with the airport and they are still trying to get the lights working. it's up to the individual airlines to decide if they want to use the airport. >>> 5:07. a 13-year-old girl in mountain view recovering from a sexual assault. police say two teens and an adult male are under arrest and found the girl drunk near castro elementary school wednesday night. there was some bruising on her back. according to the police, the suspects were drinking with the victim at someone's home before that
of luck. he was arrested last night at the airport. he was on his way home in southern california. we are told he took off his watch and put it in a bin with his carry i don't know and covered in with coat. >> the watch had on it a toggle switch, a series of fuses, a series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> the alameda county sheriff's department said even though he was not in possess eggs of explosives, the bomb squad determined he had what was needed to make a timing device for a bomb. and his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles, just like the shoe bomber, richard read. >> he had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where things could be stashed. and his shirt was military style. it was what soldiers can use to stop the bleeding it if their arm is injured. and police want to find out what was really going on. nelson said there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, abc7 news. >>> a group of nudists plan to protest in san francisco today hoping to convince supervisors to vote agains
outages. >> today we may find out if same sex couples in california will be able to get married legally. allison burns is in the washington dc newsroom to tell us what's at stake at the court. >> reporter: we have a crew at the court now, same sex couples in california and across the country are eggerly awaiting any news today from the justices, they are going to go behind closed doors to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws, including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. supporters are hoping the court will let a allower court decision stand that overturned proposition eight. the city attorney of san francisco said if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff ono hand, to preform them. >> reporter: the justices are also going to announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any
restrictions on what kind of gas can be burned. northern california are sending teams to help with the storm. a second pg&e team is on the way to help restore power. coast guard teams from novato and alameda have been sent and they will help with the removal of hazardous waste. >> michael bloomberg reversed himself today and cancelled the new york marathon. we talked to bay area runners who are among 47,000 others already in place for the word's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon andy mitchell participated in and would have been her financial race but she cancelled cancelled her plans after she saw what they were dealing with. >> i didn't think it was right to pull resources to help runners when there were people missing, no water, no power, no food, no heat. it didn't seem right at all. >> she, along with half a dozen other runners in san francisco, trained for months to run the marathon. some made the trip. kim checked in. >> we picked up our race number here and, you know, some merchandise as well. >> donald cutler also made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >>
-to-the-minute election night results from around the nation right here in california of course, the bay area, as well. >>> one week after superstorm sandy slammed the east coast, new york is getting many subways running again. that's good news for commuters who are still having trouble finding gas for their cars and generators. power is slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so many runners helped victims of sandy. >> these marathoners, they are not even neighbors, probably not even staten islanders. look what they are doing. great. >> people in staten island come out to cheer us on every year so the at least we can do is help them out. >> me weather forecast is not good for thousands who lost everything. there's another storm on the way with freezing temperatures. >>> our parent company, cbs corporation, has contributed a million dollars to the red cross. and cbs corporation will make a matching contribution to the american red cross for all sandy related contributions by employees of cbs. >> they turned the whole mar
about completing the requirements. >>> time is 7:11. terrorists in california, what four men who are allegedly connected to al qaeda were accused of planning. >>> also, a landmark auction. how things went during california's first sale of pollution permits as part of the fight against greenhouse gases. >>> cloudy skies, rain, wind, light. the front will be here by this evening department will an gray, windy day with rain developing. some of that will be heavy by tonight. >>> four southern california men have been charged with plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. the fbi says the men planned on carrying out their attacks by joining al qaeda and the taliban. one of the men served in the u.s. air force. they were arrested for plotting to bomb u.s. military bases and government facilities. the fbi says the men had planned to depart this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> 7:14. the united states now expanding its involvement in the middle east crisis. as ktvu's alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clint
night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news for commuters still having trouble just finding gasoline for their cars and their generators. power slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so a number of runners actually spent time helping the victims of sandy. >> these are marathoners, not even neighbors, probably not staten islanders. look what they're doing, great. >> people of staten island come out to cheer us on every year. so it's the at least i can do is help them out. >> sadly, the weather forecast is not good for thousands of people who have lost everything. there's another storm a nor'easter on its way with freezing temperatures for much of the northeast. >>> people in new jersey are in long lines this morning to get on public transit. gas rationing is in effect in parts of the state. the federal govern
is around $100,000. the governing boards of california state university and university of california had heeded pleas from governor jerry brown to postpone a proposed tuition increases. the proposed fees were intended to improve graduation rates and free seats for new students. by charging a " for super senior fees. seniors who have committed 160 units would be charged a per unit feed. governor brown says cost must be controlled and not passed along to students. >> in a santa clara county where authorities have filed additional charges against the man who they say kidnapped and missing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar. the attacks happened in 2009 at two different safeway stores in the south bay. garcia torras had previously worked at a safeway. during one of the attacks on police say tourists used a stun gun on one of the women. although he was only 17 at the time of the attack san clara police will charge thorez as an adult. >> the d in eight of garcia taurus was discovered on lamars close. there were found near a bus stop where she was believed to have been heading the day of her dis
in california after state lawmakers agreed to give them a one year reprieve from collecting sales tax if they agreed to build in the state. >> lots of people buying their christmas trees this weekend. what types are expected to be the most popular. >> and cigarette smokers being asked to recycle. what a company wants to do with them. >> and a weather will highlight your saturday afternoon. a look at your day planner coming up. six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso.
that is going vie roll in california. -- viral in california. . >>> you have to see this individual years fight in a sacramento mall, this cell phone video shows people punching each other. this has been seen by 50,000 people at least. one shopper even threw a trash can. the fight started in a victoria secret right into the center of a mall. and after being detained in the parking lot, a man stole two dvd players yesterday morning and was detained by two employees and a security guard. now witnesses say the security guard put the suspected thief in a choke hold. when police arrived, the man was bleeding from his nose and mouth and he died a short while later. >>> kevin was killed on saturday. he is from arcade and was assigned to an east coast seal team out of virginia. >>> this they are asking for more approval for east coast domestic drones. they have been flooded with applications from private companies and even celebrity tmz and there is a big push for drones since many aviation firms are in the state. less than a month in several states, they approved same sex marriage and whether north th
. the 320 million dollar hospital was built to meet california's seismic safety law. >>> filmmaker george lucas is moving forward with a plan that will bring a new park. donating vacant building downtown san anselmo. he has filed for a permit to demolish the building and make way for the new park, it will include bronze statues of indiana jones and yoda. expect today to open by summer. >>> that seems so far away. >> it is. >> let's compare the difference between yesterday and today. >>> yesterday was a quick burst we are going to see a stronger within for the second tonight and strongest for the -- stronger one for the second tonight and strongest for the weekend. right now question yet conditions in san francisco, you can't tell that to the folks in the north bay, they've had the light showers on and off where we start with live doppler 7 hd, blue and green is representing light rain through cloverdale and clear lake this morning. as you head south, the roads are wet into windsor and highway 37, san rafael through novato, lakeville highway, all looking at light shower activity. temperatu
, trees in the woodside area, california 84 shut down both directions between grandview and highway 35. moderate traffic across the golden gate bridge. once again, wind advisories in effect. use mass transit. bart's been running like clockwork this morning. all trains on time. that's a check of traffic and weather together every 10 minutes here on cbs 5. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> that storm has been dumping on marin county all night. no one knows that more than cbs 5 reporter anne makovec, in mill valley where there's plenty of local flooding this morning. anne, how are you doing. >> reporter: well, i'm all right. i'm definitely wet. but no real drama up here yet. the problem is when you get the drowned as wet as it is right now. there's a potential for trees to fall because there's it's windy. we travel around in a tall vehicle and that thing has been rocking and rolling this morning. you can see several inches in this parking lot, the park and ride in mill valley. part of it is blocked off so cars don't come and park here because this is something they are used to. you can
on that proposition. now prop 34 would eliminate the death penalty in california and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. supporters of prop 34 says keeping hundreds of inmates on death row costs the state millions of dollars every year. they also point to the cases where people convicted of murder were later found to be innocent. opponents of prop 34 call ate slap in the face to the family of murder victims. >> hey. what are you doing right now? >> i just came from voting. >> coming up at 6:45 how a group of bay area students are trying to encourage young people to take an interest in the upcoming election. >>> time now 6:16. a new lawsuit is claiming a san mateo man is dead because pg&e was too slow to respond to turn off the power. the power lines fell down on to 55-year-old enrique's house back in april. records showing tello walked outside after hearing an explosion then he was electrocuted by the power lines. pg&e is calling his death a tragic accident. >>> memorials are being planned for the two pilots killed in contra costa county in a plane crash last month. se
california right now. plus 400 other first responders and repair crews ready to go. plus 1200 customer service reps ready for whatever the weather will bring. >> we will try to minimize the impact. >> reporter: the california highway patrol is ready, too. >> we're always ready. we're expecting lots of crashes. >> if you crash, drive off the freeway, if you can, if you can't, stay in the car with your seat belt on. the best edadvice is to be safen the first place. slow down and pay attention. >> put your phones away. no texting and driving. no talking on the cell phone. >> reporter: we found drivers getting ready for the rain before a single drop fell, changing out windchill wipers. >> leaving a little early because i know there's going to be more craziness on the road than usual. >> now if you come across a downed power line in the roadway, pg&e says assume it's a live wire and therefore dangerous. call in a professional. if you lose power at your home, you can report it. the outage line is 1-800-pgh-5002. you can follow them on twitter. if you hit standing water, don't hit the brakes.
. >> is election day what it used to be? new numbers show how the people of california plan to vote with a mail in ballot. >> and reports of a sex fantasy league blown out of porportion? what is being reported this morning. . >>> a provedda forecast. the rain will end soon. not much longer, some breaks in the clouds to the north. highs 60s to near 70. >> the president back on the campaign trail after three days of focusing on the response to sandy. the president is getting a boost in the final days of the campaign. >> reporter: the president is on his way now to green bay wisconsin. here he is leaving about a half hour ago. he will get regular updates on the storm response as he travels. he is largely received praise for how he has dealt with the crisis even from republicans. he toured the storm damage in new jersey yesterday. >> we are going to help you get it all together. i promise. promise. >> reporter: the president gets back to campaigning today with stops in wisconsin, colorado and nevada. romney is targeting virginia. he softened his speech in the wake of the disaster avoiding direct
in california state university system are getting a refund thanks to voter approval of prop 30. the measure rolls back all of this year's fee increases. many students will get back $249 the end of the month in the form of a direct deposit. other campuses are crediting students next semester. >>> defense attorneys around the state are preparing to ask judges for reduced sentences for thousands serving life sentences in prison for relatively minor crimes. it follows the passing of prop 36 tuesday which revises california's three strikes law. up to 3,000 could be apply to be released or receive a shorter sentence. public defenders say it could take up to two years for courts to revisit old sentences. prop 36 was passed with 69% of support. >>> in 20 minutes -- [ unintelligible ] caltrans shutdown highway 13 between broadway terrace and moraga avenue out of concern today's storm might trigger a rock slide. crews installed large rocks to prevent smaller rocks above from falling on to the highway. they have put up settlement barriers along the showed -- put up cement barriers along the shoulder.
to the woman's friend. they are looking for a 2004 ford taurus of w a california license plate number of 6pkl1122. >>> an investigation into a kansas drug ring. the me da see know coast residents are -- mendacino coast residents are accused of selling marijuana that raked in $17 million from 2005 to 2012. the trials are expected to be held in kansas city kansas. >>> our time is 7:11 and believe it or not there was more violence along the border of gaza. what both sides are saying about how this is going to affect the cease fire. >>> and it's been hit by dozens of tsunamis, how officials in crescent city are trying to tsunami proof their fort. . >>> except for fog, it's going to be a nice day. temperatures starting off from 30s to 50s. mostly sunny, highs in the 60s. >>> the cease fire in the middle east, it's still in place despite violence, as soon as the truce started. israeli soldiers killed a 20- year-old palestinian and wounded two dozen more this morning. a group of palestinian protesters came too close to a border fence. hamas has tried to pull crowds away signaling the deaths will not
by the 129th rescue wing of the california air national guard based at moffett field that is video of the rescue. you can see him hoisted up by the orange gurney on a rescue helicopter. he was pulled off his vessel, put on a cargo plane to san diego where he was treated at a local trauma center. >>> federal authorities have a big warning for parents this holiday season. be careful about the toys you buy. this year customs officials and consumer products have blocked dangerous toys from hitting store shelves, some had electrical or choking hazards others had sharp edges, officers tested a shipment of toys for lead contaminations. >> it says fail showing a high content of lead in these rubber tires that is something that children could ingest than would be harmful to their development. >> coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00, the red flags, what parents need to know. >>> this morning the operators of two smoke shops in the east bay are facing charges for selling illegal synthetic drugs. uncover officers in fremont say they bought spice with bath salts in a two week sting opera
california. we're told he took off his watch and put it in a bin and covered with a coat. >> the watch had a toggle switch, a series of fuses and series of wires protruding from hit. >> alameda sheriff sergeant even though he was not possession of explosives he had what was needed to make a bomb and his boots were stuffed with insoles just like richard reid. >> it appears to be a homemade cavity. >> an area where something could be stashed. his shirt was military style. it's what soldiers can use to if their arm is injured. >> police wanted to find out what is going on. there is always this is a concern what is considered to be a dry run. >> straight ahead, a slight change of plans where the golden gate bridge and you may -- lake tahoe ski resorts prepare for a huge thanksgiving >> terry: authorities in missouri arrested a man that planned to shoot up a theater during a twilight screening. his mother turned him in. he recently purchased two automatic weapons and hundreds of bullets. it reminded her of the able in colorado during the opening of batman movie. when they questioned him he conf
northwest. it was the parts of northern california. it started to break apart we could see moisture around santa rosa and the locations north of that. a lot of clout cover associated with that we could see rain jobs as well. sunshine mild conditions pretty much everywhere else. futurecast 4 predicts by 12:00 blue on your screen indicates everyone in the '50s. we will squeeze out some 60s in the afternoon highs. better tonight interest dropped back down to the 50's and 40's. >> here's a look at your afternoon highs 64 for oakland. 63 in hayward. livermore climbing to 65. upper 50s in daly city. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows into the rest of the week. it will be dry until potentially thursday. we will start to see more clouds associated with another weather system that could produce light rain. chance of wet weather for saturday. it in creases heavier rain expected as we head into sunday. more details coming up. >> the bay bridge toll plaza looks fine out oakland into the city. san mateo drive 12 minutes from end to end. south bound 101 the golden gate bridge no problems. i
and down the west coast are keeping a close eye on a triple threat of storms. northern california is getting drenched this morning. and forecasters say even worse weather is yet to come. carter evans is in soggy sacramento. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. right now much of northern california is under a flood warning. this is the second of three major storms to hit the area. and already overnight here in sacramento, we've seen up to 2 1/2" of rainfall. this is the storm northern california has been bracing for. forecasters say this downpour has the potential for widespread damage. >> friday is going to be bad. sunday is going to be even worse. >> reporter: here is why californians are worried. it's not a single storm but a one, two, three punch. increasing the danger for atmospheric river that can stretch for thousands of miles. in this case, the river is feeding additional rainfall to the storms, making them even stronger as they hit the coast. when all is said and done parts of california could get up to 15" of rain. >> how much water are we actually talking about? >> i
no indication yet from the california highway patrol when they will get this crash cleared. >> we have rain on the way of but you would not looking outside. a crystal clear start to the morning the chilly out there and we will see an increasing cloud cover this afternoon and you'll certainly need an umbrella. tomorrow we have the possibility for scattered showers into the morning hours with dryer by the afternoon. overall dry conditions into the weekend the temperatures are still unseasonably cool. satellite and radar we're tracking the rainy can see is pushing his way out of eureka and and the ride in the bay area. how lucky to the tiny with future cast four coming up in just a bit. >> new this morning and hotel in burlingame. everyone is back in this morning by the people that stayed there had to get out early in the morning because of a carbon monoxide leak. the san mateo county fire department showed up to handle this at and so boulevard in burlingame. one person did have to go to hospital with what they believe was the of to poisoning. will tran is live on the scene and he will have mo
of the names is former southern california congresswoman, jane harmon. she is a democrat who was a ranking member of the house intelligence committee. she resigned from her post last year to be head of the woodrow wilson center. >> a woman who mosted comments about the president said she is not a racist. after the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> repor
california edison says the moving truck is longer than a football field. it will take about three weeks to reach utah. authorities say it creates low levels but is not expected to be dangerous. >>> well, back to baseball, melky cabrera, he was not on the playoff roster after he was reinstated following his suspension for steroids. but he will still get his payoff of $340,000. he would normally have made 72% of that. however, the rule mandates the full amount if the team plays ten games. he was eligible to come back and then the giants played ten games. >>> it losses like muni will be making a big statement because of vandalism. muni will have to pay $700,000 to replace that bus, one that was set on fire by the giants' fans after the giants won the world series. it turns out san francisco's policy does not cover buses set on fire. that's a blow to muni because they just spent about 300,000 refurbishing buses last year. >> all right. 7:21. it's mostly clear outside. in fact, some parts of the bay area could cup close to record- breaking temperatures. up next, steve paulson will tell us wh
.org/abc. >>> supplies from northern california should be arriving in the northeast today flown out of oakland airport yesterday this giant 747 carrying tons of relief supplies from the army depot in trace one took off in the early afternoon another last night. >>> suggested -- seven people rescued interest their capsized boat are recovering. we have incredible pictures of what happened. situations lake this don't typically turn out this well. kira klapper is live with more. >> reporter: three adults and four children uninjured, remarkable outcome considering the turn of events yesterday afternoon. 25 foot pleasure craft overturned off dillon beach. the helicopter had rescued three adults and two children who had been clinging to the hull of the boat. looks like our video is not working right now. we will have that coming up later. people were watching in awe from the shore. the rescue mission turned a little terrifying when they realized two children were trapped inside the boat's cabin, it was quickly filling with water they were able to cut open the hull and rescue those two children, safe, sound,
fans who are afraid the team might once again relocate to southern california. pasadena is considering hosting an nfl team in the rose bowl. for five years while a new downtown l.a. football stadium gets built. yesterday the rose bowl hosted the annual football rivalry between ucla and usc. the l.a. times reports tomorrow the pasadena city council will consider bringing the nfl to their city. the pasadena chamber of commerce and others like the prospect of millions of nfl dollars flowing into their city on a temporary basis. but people who live near the rose bowl have complained in the past about traffic and noise and problems caused by rowdy fans. >>> opposition is growing over plans by stores like wal-mart, toys-r-us, sears and target to kickoff black friday deals on thanksgiving night. one target employee from california has started an online petition calling on the stores to give back thanksgiving to employees and their families. now there are more than 40 petitions to save thanksgiving on change.org with more than 238,000 signatures. but experts say when it comes to competition, s
will sift through appeals on california's prop 8 and the national defense of marriage act. for justices the issue is not just what to decide, but when it should be decided. in the past the court has been criticized for waiting too long or moving too quickly to recognize constitutional rights. >> 422 regular season national hockey league games have been cancelled so far because of the nhl lockout. on friday the league pulled the plug on it's all-star weekend. but the labor dispute isn't all bad news for everyone. it's giving local minor leaguers a chance to shine. cornell bernard follows shark fans over to the cow palace where the san francisco bulls play. >> reporter: call it major league hockey without all the glitz. >> kettle corn! >> or the glamour. >> high-fiving the bulls, right? yes! yes! >> the san francisco bulls, a minor league team, is playing their ninth home game, but already have a loyal following from the sharks fans who have no team right now. that's thanks to the nhl lockout. >> all i have seen here, whatever level, they are well-matched and they are exciting. >> you mis
paste and plastic. >>> california emergency management agency reminds us the storm provides a good kick to make sure we are ready for the rainy season ahead or any type of natural hazard we are encouraged to have emergency it cans with battery operated radios and flashlights, three day supply of food and water for everyone in the family and a manual can opener. >>> in just a couple of hours, two planes and crews will takeoff from moffett field in mountain view for a long range ocean rescue 1,000 miles from dry land. planes and helicopters from the 129th rescue wing will help pick up an injured crewman from a philippine ship and airlift him for medical care. the ship is 1,000 miles from cabo san lucas. >>> investigators say two victims in a fatal shooting sunday were 15 and 16-year-old girls. police are not releasing their names until detectives interview their families they were found shot sunday morning near brookdale park the two girls were friends, but did not live in the area they are not sure what they were doing there the 15-year-old was from san leandro, the 16-year-old from oakl
jose, the 94th annual veterans day parade was considered one of the biggest in northern california. and a mono. years in the making was dedicated. veterans raised $200,000 to build it and are now collecting donations to maintain it. >>> in san francisco people lined the streets for the veterans day salute, a march down market street. this year also honored more than 40 bay area veterans. >> and because november 11th was yesterday, veterans day is observed by most today. >> city, county, state and federal government offices are closed today and there's no mail delivery. banks and schools are closed as well and transit systems will be running on are regular schedule. >>> david petraeus resigned last week and lawmakers are shocked by the news. the head of senate intelligence committee says the fbi didn't tell the committee it was investigating david petraeus and his affair with his biographer. several members of the house and senate say they are confident he'll be called to testify act the benghazi attack. >>> one guy not taking the day off? >> did you turn the heater up? >> i blasted
. a crucial court ruling is expected to come down on the future of high- speed rail in california. a sack and a county superior court judge will decide to grant the injunction which would halt the project. the first phase of them would be a 65 mi. stretch. construction is scheduled to begin next july. people claim they're asking for the judge to halt all works for their claims could be heard. >> bp has there were charges that britain's biggest joke truckmaker used deceptive practice to make the drugg. it was reported that the drug lead to tens of thousands of heart attacks. they said the company knew about the risk but kept it secret. the food and drug administration received reports of hommel defects related to the energy drink rock star. it cause stomach pains and nausea. no hospitalization was required no deaths were reported at other decaffeinated drinks five our image may have been involved in a number of death five our energy--five energy. >> here is a live look at storm tracker 4 we are following the rain. there is a drizzle there now but you will see a lot more wet weather out in
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